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Mike Powell

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Michael Anthony Powell (born November 10, 1963) is an American former track and field athlete, and the holder of the long jump world record. He is a two-time world champion and two-time Olympic silver medalist in this event. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Powell has received more than 10,437 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Mike Powell is the 21st most popular athlete (up from 30th in 2019), the 1,581st most popular biography from United States (up from 1,833rd in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Athlete.

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  • 10k

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  • 59.02

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among athletes, Mike Powell ranks 21 out of 3,059Before him are Dick Fosbury, Florence Griffith Joyner, Yuriy Sedykh, Iolanda Balaș, Stanisława Walasiewicz, and Javier Sotomayor. After him are Tamara Press, Ray Ewry, Thomas Burke, Fanny Blankers-Koen, Lasse Virén, and Aladár Gerevich.

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Among people born in 1963, Mike Powell ranks 41Before him are Jean-Pierre Papin, Lars Ulrich, Hideo Kojima, Brigitte Nielsen, Mike Myers, and Emmanuelle Béart. After him are Til Schweiger, Peter Bosz, Yngwie Malmsteen, Lolo Ferrari, Dunga, and Letsie III of Lesotho.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mike Powell ranks 1,581 out of 18,182Before him are Bessie Smith (1894), Michael Madsen (1957), Eazy-E (1964), Donald J. Cram (1919), Grant Wood (1891), and Reed Hastings (1960). After him are Art Tatum (1909), William Walker (1824), Michael Rooker (1955), Arthur Penn (1922), Samuel Adams (1722), and Bruce Nauman (1941).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Mike Powell ranks 8Before him are Louis Zamperini (1917), Bob Beamon (1946), Carl Lewis (1961), Ronnie Coleman (1964), Dick Fosbury (1947), and Florence Griffith Joyner (1959). After him are Ray Ewry (1873), Thomas Burke (1875), Larry Scott (1938), Al Oerter (1936), Frank Zane (1942), and Tommie Smith (1944).